Sat March 2, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Odetta, The Queen Of American Folk Music

Odetta at the Burg Waldeck-Festival 1968, Germany
Sverrir Mirdsson Wikimedia - Creative Commons

A major part of the American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s, Odetta was a singer/songwriter, guitarist, actress, and a leading human and civil rights activist.

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Sat March 2, 2013
All Songs Considered

Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side,' 40 Years Later

Originally published on Sat March 2, 2013 9:04 am

It begins with a heartbeat. Released in 1973, The Dark Side of the Moon was Pink Floyd's eighth studio album. It would become one of the best-selling albums of all time, and its iconic cover image still hangs in college dormitories everywhere.

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Sat March 2, 2013
Music Interviews

Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell: Staying Low

Originally published on Sat March 2, 2013 9:45 am

Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris' new collaborative album is titled Old Yellow Moon.
David McClister Courtesy of the artist


Fri March 1, 2013
World Cafe

The xx On World Cafe

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 10:05 am

The xx.
Alexandra Waespi Courtesy of the artist

Romy Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith are The xx, an indie-pop band formed in the London borough of Wandsworth. Layering spare arrangements with synths, pulsing bass and haunting vocals, The xx's minimalist approach helped win the trio's debut, xx, the Mercury Prize for Best Album in 2010.

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Fri March 1, 2013
The Record

David Bowie, Rock's Shape Shifter, Returns

Originally published on Fri March 1, 2013 7:41 am

David Bowie's album, The Next Day, will come out on March 12.
Jimmy King Courtesy of the artist

Hear Ann Powers talk about David Bowie's career, and his new album, with Morning Edition's Renee Montagne by clicking the audio link above.

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